senate Bill S1672A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides funding for the public defense backup center of the New York State Defenders Association

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
Dec 18, 2013 print number 1672a
amend and recommit to finance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to finance

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S1672 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §98-b, St Fin L; amd part W §3, Chap 55 of 2012
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S102, S5143B
2009-2010: S4544

S1672 - Summary

Provides funding for the public defense backup center of the New York State Defenders Association; appropriates $3 million from the indigent legal services fund.

S1672 - Sponsor Memo

S1672 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1672

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN  ACT  to  amend the state finance law, in relation to providing funds
  for the public defense backup center of the New York  State  Defenders
  Association;  and  to  amend  section 3 of part W of chapter 55 of the
  laws of 2012 amending the state finance law relating  to  support  for
  the   public  defense  backup  center,  in  relation  to  making  such
  provisions permanent

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 and paragraph (d) of subdi-
vision 3 of section 98-b of the state  finance  law,  paragraph  (a)  of
subdivision  2  as  amended  by section 1 of part W of chapter 55 of the
laws of 2012 and paragraph (d) of subdivision 3 as added by section 2 of
part E of chapter 56 of the  laws  of  2010,  are  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  (a)  The  purpose of such fund shall be to (i) assist counties and, in
the case of a county wholly contained  within  a  city,  such  city,  in
providing legal representation for persons who are financially unable to
afford  counsel  pursuant  to article eighteen-B of the county law; (ii)
assist the state, in improving the quality of  public  defense  services
and  funding representation provided by assigned counsel paid in accord-
ance with section  thirty-five  of  the  judiciary  law;  (iii)  provide
support for the operations, duties, responsibilities and expenses of the
office  of indigent legal services and the indigent legal services board
established, respectively, pursuant to sections eight hundred thirty-two
and eight hundred thirty-three of the executive law;  and  (iv)  provide
[support]  for SERVICES AND EXPENSES OF the public defense backup center
OF THE NEW YORK STATE DEFENDERS ASSOCIATION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04694-02-3

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S1672A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §98-b, St Fin L; amd part W §3, Chap 55 of 2012
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S102, S5143B
2009-2010: S4544

S1672A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides funding for the public defense backup center of the New York State Defenders Association; appropriates $3 million from the indigent legal services fund.

S1672A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1672A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1672--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the Committee on Finance --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the state finance law, in relation to providing funds
  for the public defense backup center of the New York  State  Defenders
  Association;  and  to  amend  section 3 of part W of chapter 55 of the
  laws of 2012 amending the state finance law relating  to  support  for
  the   public  defense  backup  center,  in  relation  to  making  such
  provisions permanent

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 and paragraph (d) of subdi-
vision 3 of section 98-b of the state  finance  law,  paragraph  (a)  of
subdivision  2  as  amended  by section 1 of part W of chapter 55 of the
laws of 2012 and paragraph (d) of subdivision 3 as added by section 2 of
part E of chapter 56 of the  laws  of  2010,  are  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  (a)  The  purpose of such fund shall be to (i) assist counties and, in
the case of a county wholly contained  within  a  city,  such  city,  in
providing legal representation for persons who are financially unable to
afford  counsel  pursuant  to article eighteen-B of the county law; (ii)
assist the state, in improving the quality of  public  defense  services
and  funding representation provided by assigned counsel paid in accord-
ance with section  thirty-five  of  the  judiciary  law;  (iii)  provide
support for the operations, duties, responsibilities and expenses of the
office  of indigent legal services and the indigent legal services board
established, respectively, pursuant to sections eight hundred thirty-two
and eight hundred thirty-three of the executive law;  and  (iv)  provide

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04694-03-3

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